Risk Reduction Programs
CLEAR - Chosing Life Empowerment Action Result
CLEAR is a one-on-one intervention between a person living with HIV and a counselor. The program aims to enhance participants’ ability to regulate their emotions as they make difficult or emotionally charged decisions to obtain a healthy outcome.
Our CLEAR program helps clients maintain their health, reduce HIV/STI transmission as well improve their quality of life.
Positive Choices/Healthy Relationships
Positive Choices is a small group program for people living with HIV. Healthy Relationships helps participants decide when and if it is best to disclose their HIV status to family and friends, sex partners, and needle-sharing partners. It is also designed to help participants practice safer behaviors and make positive life choices.
(Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic)
WILLOW is a small group program that helps women living with HIV with important skills such as identifying and maintaining supportive social networks. It helps participants distinguish between healthy and unhealthily relationships and define types of abusive relationships. The groups also helps develop coping strategies and assertive communication skills.
The power of speaking from an experience of being HIV positive to others who are struggling with HIV can be incredibly supportive and life changing. Peer Support is a program designed to recruit, train, and utilize people living with HIV as coaches.